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  • Can maternity care move beyond risk? Implications for midwifery as a profession. 

    Healy, Sandra; Humphreys, Eileen; Kennedy, Catriona (Mark Allen Healthcare http://dx.doi.org/10.12968/bjom.2016.24.3.203, 2016-03-03)
    HEALY, S., HUMPHREYS, E. and KENNEDY, C. 2016. Can maternity care move beyond risk? Implications for midwifery as a profession. British journal of midwifery [online], 24(3), pages 203-209. Available from: http://dx.doi.org/10.12968/bjom.2016.24.3.203
    Maternal and infant mortality rates are reassuringly low in developed countries. Despite this, birth is increasingly seen as risky by women, health professionals and society in general. In wider society, women are subjected ...
  • A qualitative exploration of how midwives' and obstetricians' perception of risk affects care practices for low-risk women and normal birth. 

    Healy, Sandra; Humphreys, Eileen; Kennedy, Catriona (Elsevier https://doi.org/10.1016/j.wombi.2017.02.005, 2017-03-06)
    HEALY, S., HUMPHREYS, E. and KENNEDY, C. 2017. A qualitative exploration of how midwives' and obstetricians' perception of risk affects care practices for low-risk women and normal birth. Women and birth [online], In Press. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.wombi.2017.02.005
    Background: Maternity care is facing increasing intervention and iatrogenic morbidity rates. This can be attributed, in part, to higher-risk maternity populations, but also to a risk culture in which birth is increasingly ...
  • UK young adults’ awareness online – is it a ‘girl thing’? 

    Pedersen, Sarah (Taylor & Francis http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/13676261.2012.710741, 2013)
    PEDERSEN, S., 2013. UK young adults’ awareness online – is it a ‘girl thing’? Journal of Youth Studies, 16 (3), pp. 404-419.
    This article reports on a recent research project undertaken in the UK that investigated young adults' perception of potentially risky behaviour online. The research was undertaken through the use of an online survey ...
  • Vulnerability and abuse: an exploration of views of care staff working with people who have learning disabilities. 

    Forbes Parley, Fiona (The Robert Gordon University School of Nursing and Midwifery, 2007-11)
    In recent years there has been increased focus on vulnerability and abuse however greater attention has been paid to this in relation to children, elders and in domestic situations. Within learning disability service ...